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Emily Yoffe

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Emily writes the Dear Prudence Column for Slate and is author of the book “What the Dog Did: Tales from a Formerly Reluctant Dog Owner”

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Ask Dear Prudence's Emily Yoffe: The Personal and Professional Divide

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Emily Yoffe, Dear Prudence columnist for Slate, takes listener questions for the last time on the show this summer on thorny ethical issues and offers her advice.

This week, she'll take questions on issues that come up when your personal life and your professional life collide. 

  • Need advice?  Post your question in the comments below.
  • Have advice for your fellow listeners? Post it below!

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Ask Dear Prudence: Intergenerational Conflict

Thursday, July 18, 2013

All this month, Emily Yoffe, Dear Prudence columnist for Slate takes listeners' questions on thorny ethical and etiquette questions and offers her advice.

This week we'll talk about the relationships between adults and their parents. One listener asks what to do when your mother posts comments on your blog. If you have a thorny question for us to consider, ask it here.

  • Have advice about this situation? Post it below!
  • Need advice?  Post your own dilemma here and maybe you'll join Emily on the air next week!

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    Ask Dear Prudence: Marriage and Infidelity

    Thursday, July 11, 2013

    Emily Yoffe, Dear Prudence columnist for Slate, takes your questions on thorny ethical and etiquette questions, and offers her advice.

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    Ask Dear Prudence: Exposed Strangers

    Thursday, June 27, 2013

    This summer Emily Yoffe, also known as the Dear Prudence advice columnist for Slate, takes listener questions on thorny ethical and etiquette questions and offers her advice.

    This week: how do you let a stranger know he or she is accidentally exposing a body part...that is not usually exposed? Think an unzipped fly or a see-through shirt. 

    • Have advice about this situation? Post it below. 
    • Need advicePost your own dilemma here and maybe you'll join Emily on the air next week! Or give us a call during the show at 212-433-9692.

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    Ask Dear Prudence: Splitting A Check

    Thursday, June 20, 2013

    All this month, Emily Yoffe, Dear Prudence columnist for Slate takes listeners questions on thorny ethical and etiquette questions and offers her advice.

    This week: Does "hosting" imply picking up the tab for restaurant meals and is there a good way to handle check-splitting when people of different means ... and different tastes are involved?  

    • Have advice about this situation? Post it below!
    • Need advice?  Post your own dilemma here and maybe you'll join Emily on the air next week!

    Comments [16]

    Should We Bring Back Mandatory Retirement?

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011

    Well before the era of social security, most Americans could only dream of a life where retirement was possible. But by the early 1900s U.S. companies started mandating a retirement age. The practice of imposing a retirement age was outlawed by Congress in 1986. But some are suggesting that maybe it’s time to bring it back — all while many baby boomers are out of work and looking to get back into the labor force. Should we go back to mandatory retirement?

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    Calling All Takeaway Listeners and Cat Owners

    Friday, February 26, 2010

    A few weeks back we held a Takeaway dog show to coincide with the Westminster Kennel Dog Show and got a huge response from listeners.  Hundreds of people sent in their photos of their canines and you voted for the winner.  

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    Sibling Rivalry

    Thursday, December 24, 2009

    Worried about seeing you family tomorrow? You are not alone. Emily Yoffe, Slate.com contributor explains why your siblings have the unparalleled ability to drive you crazy.

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    Google-Brained

    Thursday, August 20, 2009

    Emily Yoffe, contributor to Slate, talks about the powerful and mysterious brain circuitry that makes us love Google, Twitter, and texting.

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    Seeking Answers

    Thursday, August 20, 2009

    Slate’s Emily Yoffe explores the human brain’s inclination for “seeking” as an explanation for the popularity of Google, texting and Twitter. Plus, Democratic Campaign Committee Chairman Chris Van Hollen on health care; New Jersey politics; emptying the email inbox; Afghanistan elections; and New York City oysters, anyone?